Greenshields Family History

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Greenshields Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Greenshields in the parish of Liberton, Lanarkshire.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Greenlees, Greenfield, Bransfield, Shields, Greenhill, Brinsfield

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Greenshields Family Origin

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Greenshields Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Gardener

    3%
  • Housekeeper

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenshields. The most common Greenshields occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Greenshields's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Greenshields family was Housekeeper.

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Greenshields Historical Records

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Greenshields Life Expectancy

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